Singapore-based sales productivity platform Nektar raises $2.15 million seed round



a man and woman posing for a picture: Nektar co-founders Abhijeet Vijayvergiya and Aravind Ravi Sulekha


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Nektar co-founders Abhijeet Vijayvergiya and Aravind Ravi Sulekha

Nektar co-founders Abhijeet Vijayvergiya and Aravind Ravi Sulekha

Singapore-based Nektar.ai, a productivity platform for sales teams, has raised $2.15 million in seed funding. Founded earlier this year, Nektar has been working in stealth mode with five companies, and has plans for an early adopter release before a public launch by the end of 2021. Its seed round was led by Nexus Venture Partners, with participation from Insignia Venture Partners, Arka Venture Labs, Better Capital and Vietnam Investments Group.

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Individual investors also contributed to the funding, including Five9 executive vice president Anand Chandrasekaran; Airtel chief executive of enterprise business Ganesh Lakshminarayanan; Vinod Muthukrishnan, the chief growth officer of Cisco’s Contact Center Business Unit; Venkat Tadanki, who sold his former startup Daksh to IBM in 2004; and Capillary Technologies co-founder and CEO Aneesh Reddy.

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